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The Teen Brain

The Teen Brain

Online ticket sales are now closed. Please purchase your tickets at the door. Just what IS going on in the teen brain? Join Abigail Baird, PhD (Vassar) as she shares how the neurological growth spurt of adolescence dictates how we learn to consolidate, generalize and...
Virtual Reality: Dawn of the New Everything

Virtual Reality: Dawn of the New Everything

The father of virtual reality explains its dazzling possibilities by reflecting on his own lifelong relationship with technology. Bridging the gap between tech mania and the experience of being inside the human body, Dawn of the New Everything is a look at what it...
Autism: Could Genetics Hold the Answers?

Autism: Could Genetics Hold the Answers?

Why does my child have autism? Geneticist Dr. Wendy Chung will share what we know about the autism spectrum disorder and how it isn’t a single condition with a single cause. If autism has multiple interlocking causes, could genetics hold the key to unlocking it? Dr....
Into The Gray Zone

Into The Gray Zone

In this startling and thought‐provoking talk, Owen reveals his controversial, groundbreaking work with patients whose brains were previously thought vegetative or non‐responsive but turn out—in up to 20 percent of cases—to be vibrantly alive, existing in the “Gray...
The Gut-Brain Connection

The Gut-Brain Connection

Ed Yong blogs with a mission: to ignite excitement for science in everyone, regardless of their education or background. Whether he’s exploring a possible resurrection for extinct mouth-birthing amphibians or skewering media misunderstandings of hyped hormones...

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